Biographical and Obituary Information: Private Thomas Watson, Company H, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 100th Regiment

Submitted by Karen Watson, Great Great Granddaughter of Thomas Watson from Information provided by Larry  Richmond of "Civil War Database", Source:  Bradford Era Nov 14, 1914.

Name: Thomas Watson

Regiment Co. H. 100th Penna. Vol. Inf. Rank: Private

Enlisted: Aug 31, 1961 Musterout: Jul 24, 1865

Died : Nov 13, 1914 Where: Derrick City McKean Co. Pa.

Cemetery: Oak Hill Bradford McKean Co. Pa.

Newspaper: Bradford Era Obit Date: Nov 14, 1914



The death of Thomas Watson occurred at the family home in Derrick City yesterday afternoon following a long illnes. Deceased was 76 years old and had been a resident of the Foster Brook valley for thrty-three years. He was engaged in the productiion of oil and at various times was the owner of several different producing properties. He was also for many years prominent in fraternal circles, serving for a long period as record-keeper of the local organizations of Maccabees. Surviving are his wife, one son, W. P. Watson of Derrick City; one daughter Mrs. P. G Murphy of Junction City, Ohio and a sister, Mrs. Julia A. Boyd of Washington, D.C. During the days of the rebellion Mr. Watson served his country for four years as a member of company H (obit has a T, no such letter) , 100th Pennsylvania volunteer infantry. Funeral announcement will be made later.

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